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Elections – who’s best on climate income?

Overall, the political parties in the UK seem to favour a combination of legislation and funding. We pick out the stuff CCL members can build on to push for a climate income (or carbon fee and dividend/CF&D). Green Party of England and Wales They have had carbon fee and dividend as part of their policy…

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Actions on election, results from campaign, Citizens’ Assembly and COP25

Actions and notes after the national meeting, 19 Nov 2019 Climate Income It was agreed to rebrand carbon fee and dividend to climate income with the following guidelines:- Keep CF&D as the policy name when talking to policy makers. They understand and appreciate that we have one name for promotion and the official name which…

Hustings

Hustings – Go and ask questions!

In order to get Climate Income (the new name for Carbon Fee & Dividend) at the forefront of the climate debate we need to ask questions at our local hustings. Never been? Don’t worry – anyone can go if you are in that constituency – it’s your democratic right! We’ve compiled some tips and suggested…

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Why the dividend?

This week, someone wrote to CCL UK, saying they would like to campaign for a carbon tax but wondered if the dividend was the best use of money. This is a great question – why isn’t the money raised used to subsidise, for example, public transport, or house insulation? Here’s a few ideas why and…

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COP 25

COP 25 and a future for an international carbon market

Under the 1992 United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), most countries are treaty-bound to avoid “dangerous climate change”. Countries who signed and ratified the 2015 Paris Accord then had to produce nationally defined contributions (NDCs) to meet the decarbonisation targets. As the twenty-fifth annual UN Conference of the Parties (COP) begins in Madrid,…

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How can we change people’s minds

I caught this programme on Radio 4 last night and realised that this is really relevant to our campaigning. Personally when I’m talking to volunteers many of them say that their MP ‘won’t listen’ or ‘they don’t do anything’ however this programme gave me an insight into how we can all change and how we…

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Events

Tues 15 Oct – Monthly online meeting

To join the meeting, click on this link* at 7.30pm or 8pm https://zoom.us/j/466140846 *Please note: if you haven’t used Zoom before on this device, clicking the link will automatically download the Zoom app or plugin. Agenda 7.30 – 8pm Introduction to CCL UK for those new to Citizens’ Climate Lobby, carbon fee and dividend, and to…

BFI Riverfront

London meetup on the Southbank

We’ll be in the BFI Riverfront, the bar/cafe in the British Film Institute under Waterloo Bridge, facing the river. Look out for the Rubik’s Cube on our table.

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CCL Devizes group meeting

The Lamb Inn, The Parade, Marlborough, 7.30pm, for the Devizes Constituency (Claire Perry MP) The last Wednesday of the month Come and meet us to learn about the CCL policy to cut down greenhouse gas emissions and tackle climate change and how to create political will – learn about lobbying our MP, Claire Perry, to…

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